Club stars shine at gala

Harefield Gazette - - SPORT -

HILLING­DON Swim­ming Club glided to victory in the novice team gala, held in Amer­sham.

Twenty-five swim­mers aged from eight to 11 claimed first, sec­ond or third place in 28 of the 37 and claimed 161 points over­all.

Ec­static coach Lesley Wes­ten­dorp said: “They all did bril­liantly.

“Many were tak­ing part in their first ever gala and had the op­por­tu­nity to prac­tice what they have been do­ing in train­ing and en­joy the ex­pe­ri­ence of ca­ma­raderie, team­work and try­ing to re­mem­ber all their skills in a com­pet­i­tive en­vi­ron­ment.”

The squad in­cluded Emma Atanasova, Ava Birm­ing­ham, Siya Pa­tel, Ay­din Cockar, Rohan Phillips, Ja­son Chu, Ruhi Vasaria, Holly En­right, Sam Glee­son and Os­car Wil­liams.

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